The Day; perhaps the decisive Day is come on which the fate of America depends.
—Abigail Adams, Letter to John Adams
On that day, Patriot Outlaws met the British in battle on the hills of Charlestown, Massachusetts.
The Red Coats won the Battle, but their losses were so horrific [especially among the Officers] they never dared venture out of Boston again.
A disorganized army of Colonists under shaky and sometimes non-existent command, fought bravely and held off the damned British as long as they could.
Their Spirit must never be forgotten.
From a letter written by Peter Brown, Colonial Soldier, on 18 June 1775, to his mother in Rhode Island [paragraphing mine]:
…The enemy landed, fronted before us, and form’d themselves, in an oblong square in order to surround, which they did in part — after they were well form’d they advanced towards us in order to swallow…
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